Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.
Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.
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The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- Diagnose, troubleshoot, and solve various power operating system problems by using problem-solving and critical thinking skills and strategies and by applying fundamental knowledge of power operation, components, and their interrelationships.
- Diagnose, troubleshoot, test and service boiler and control instrumentation systems in climate control systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations and Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) regulations.
- Diagnose, troubleshoot, test and service wastewater and feed water treatment component parts and systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations and Ministry of Environment and Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) regulations.
- Diagnose, troubleshoot, test and service refrigeration components and compression and absorption and specialty systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations and Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) regulations.
- Diagnose, troubleshoot, test and service compressor components and systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations and Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) regulations.
- Diagnose, troubleshoot and test turbine components and pressure vessel systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations and Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) regulations.
- Disassemble and assemble components to required specifications by applying workshop skills and knowledge of basic shop practices.
- Select and use a variety of troubleshooting techniques and test equipment to assess and control fuels and combustion, electronic circuits, boiler control systems, feed water treatment, pumps, piping, power systems, and subsystems.
- Apply knowledge of electrical calculations, applied mechanics, thermodynamics, and applied science to the code calculation, testing and analysis of power systems and subsystems.
- Communicate information, using electronic resources as necessary, to effectively and accurately document, manage and control projects to a critical path in a power operating environment to appropriate standards.
- Apply safe working practices to maintain and operate plants effectively, including fire protection systems, responsibly and with accountability to appropriate standards and in compliance with Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) regulations.
- Manage quality-control and quality-assurance programs and procedures.
- Develop and use personal and professional strategies and plans to improve and manage professional growth, job performance, and work relationships.
- Complete all assigned work in compliance with occupational, health, safety, and environmental law; established policies and procedures; codes and regulations and industrial legislation; and in accordance with ethical principles.
Essential Employability Skills
All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:
- Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
- Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
- Execute mathematical operations accurately.
- Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
- Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
- Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
- Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
- Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
- Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
- Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
- Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.
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